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Norway's Marit Bjoergen bows out with "amazing" final eighth gold

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The skier, who turns 38 in March, finished nearly two minutes ahead of Finland's Krista Pärmäkoski as Bjoergen increased her Olympic medal haul to eight golds and 15 in total - the most of any Winter Olympian in history. The Swede was left battling to get on to the podium. The cross-country legend, 37, signed off in style after a glittering Olympic career as she won 1min 49.5sec ahead of Finland's Krista Parmakoski, as Stina Nilsson of Sweden took bronze. Read More »

Hearing yet to be set, says CAS

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Before the Pyeongchang Olympics even started, they faced scandal, as allegations of a state-sponsored doping program in Russian Federation were proven true, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was forced to ban the entire country's delegation from participating. Read More »

Man City boss Guardiola to wear yellow ribbon at Wembley

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They say they spoke to Guardiola over the matter in mid-December and have twice warned him he was breaching their kit and advertising rules. His action is in apparent protest against the imprisonment of pro-independence politicians in his native Catalonia. Read More »

Arsene Wenger dismisses Pep Guardiola's 'extra protection' plea to referees

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That's all and on Sunday we are going to try again. Given the nature of the game and who was rested for the match against Östersunds FK, we can expect to see quite a different lineup than the one that played on Thursday. Arsenal beat City 2-1 at the national stadium in the semi-final of last year's FA Cup , the last game Gabriel Jesus missed as he recuperated from a broken metatarsal. Read More »

Salah fires Liverpool to second place

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It was a joy to watch", said Klopp . "Like Mo's desire for goals, you could see that". Salah scored for the sixth successive game in all competitions and his goal took him level with Harry Kane. Keeping up both the pace and the pressure, we're well and truly in this race - and, should United drop points, we'll be commanding it. Yet Adam Smith and former Newcastle United midfielder Dan Gosling completed an astonishing comeback by one of the league's never-say-die specialists. Read More »

Russell Westbrook Calls Out Zaza Pachulia for Being a Dirty Player

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He was not happy and also said this about the fall: "Obviously it was intentional". A second or so later, Pachulia also comes crashing down to the floor, and appears to possibly pause and target Westbrook's legs. Nobody touched him, he fell over my leg. Paul George agreed with Westbrook saying, "He aimed where he was going to fall. You know. But hey, that's how it go". Read More »

'BBC' strikeforce back on air as Real sink Alaves

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It took a while for the defending champions to break Alaves' resistance though, with the in-form visitors showing the qualities which had seen them win four of their previous six games to escape the relegation zone. He curled one towards goal from 20 yards out, but his shot skims the top of the crossbar. The French striker then stole the ball and laid off for Bale to make it 2-0 in the first minute of the second half. Read More »

Conte names a surprising candidate as Chelsea's captain in waiting

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I spent my life from the start on the pitch, following the team of my father. You know how people always says these days- "you do you". Regarding the wing-backs, Zappacosta returns to the starting line-up for the simple reason of providing some rotation, as well as him providing a better option up against the likes of Martial et al. Read More »

Kentucky rolls over Missouri for third straight win

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Shortly thereafter, Missouri responded with a 10-0 spurt for an 18-16 advantage. United Kingdom leads 44-32 at the half. It was UK's largest margin of victory since the 29-point rout of Louisville on December 29. United Kingdom also moved the ball exceptionally well, assisting on 17 of their 28 made baskets. United Kingdom had only nine turnovers. That equaled the most by a United Kingdom player this season (Nick Richards had 15 against Fort Wayne). Read More »

Salah On Target Again As Reds Go Second In Table

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Lionel Messi is left-footed so maybe we should not forget him completely", he said, as quoted via The Daily Star . "I came to here to win titles", he said. "Ultimately we are playing against a team in real form". "Long may it continue". In the meantime, the Reds will take pleasure in their victory, which sees them move up to second in the Premier League table, with Manchester United to square off against Chelsea on Sunday. Read More »

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski splits from agent

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The Polish striker is still under contract with the Bavarians until 2021, although Los Blancos are believed to be heavily keen following Karim Benzema's struggles. Lewandowski has shrugged off rumours about his future, but the appointment of Israeli agent Zahavi will spark further speculation he is considering leaving Bayern. Read More »

Aberdeen: Derek McInnes expects to face Celtic's strongest side

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On the back of a Europa League exit to Zenit, you sense he enjoys the opportunity to flex his team's muscles. Last summer, Celtic took on BW Linz in a pre-season friendly, and fans were surprised to see the name "Rodgers" on the teamsheet; but rather than manager Brendan Rodgers deciding to put on a pair of boots again, it was his son Anton wearing a Bhoys shirt. Read More »

OAR beat Germany in overtime to win gold

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And the gold medal is Russia's first since 1992. Aside from Kaprizov with the game victor, Gusev was the other hero for the OAR, scoring two third-period goals and getting an assist to become the tournament's points leader. Kirill Kaprizov scored the winning goal in the February 25 final after OAR sent the game into extra time by equalizing in the final minute of regulation. Read More »

U.S. men's curling awarded wrong medals after winning gold

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They would beat Canada again in the semifinal to move on to the gold medal match, and now, after starting the tournament as 25/1 underdogs, Team Shuster are Olympic champions. (Definition: "A verb meaning to fail to meet expectations, particularly at a moment critical for success or even slightly respectable results", as in "Man, he really shustered that!") Then, in the summer of 2014, Shuster was cut from USA Curlings high-performance program. Read More »

Here's The Updated Medal Count After Team USA's Gold Medal In Curling

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The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden. The team, led by John Shuster , rallied after losing four of their first six matches, and went on a five match winning streak to win gold. If you haven't seen the shot that won the match, you can do so here. The win, which is being called the "Miracurl on Ice", was nearly impossible to imagine just a week ago. Read More »

Jose Mourinho warned Marcus Rashford will quit Man United

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Rashford has fallen somewhat down the pecking order at Old Trafford given the wealth of forwards Jose Mourinho has to call upon, with the January arrival of Alexis Sanchez only further pushing out the 20-year-old. "There's no given you're going to play in the team, everyone has to accept it's going to come to them and you're going to be dropped and that can be at different parts of your career". Read More »

Real Madrid's Mateo Kovacic would take Liverpool to another level

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As per a report from Calciomercato.com this morning, Liverpool will need to fend off interest from a pair of Serie A clubs to secure a deal for Real Madrid youngster Dani Ceballos. Italian website Calciomercato.com reported AC Milan are also interested in the player, but it would take at least €30 million (£26.5 million) to convince Real to sell. Read More »

Chelsea's Victor Moses set sight on crunch Manchester United tie

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Antonio Conte says it would be a boost for Chelsea if Jose Mourinho chose to bench Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in Sunday's Premier League clash. "It is always more hard to come from the bench than to start". Chelsea's only goal in four Premier League fixtures at Old Trafford was scored by Didier Drogba in a 1-1 draw in October 2014. Read More »

Razorbacks Escape With Key Road Win At Alabama

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Walters (1-0) struck out 7 in 6 innings to get the win. "When you lose, yeah, you move on to the next one but I'm very, very disappointed in our overall effort", coach Avery Johnson said. "We were just in a fog to start the game", Johnson said. Midway through the half, Arkansas went cold. After a sluggish first half Saturday, Alabama forward Braxton Key was dejected in the locker room. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Challenges Paul Pogba to Earn His Trust

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Will there be an Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho handshake? It's also possible that whilst doing so, Mourinho also wants the Frenchman to concentrate on the weaker areas of his game during this respite of playing time to help improve his overall game in the long-term. Read More »

Inter go third in Italy with 2-0 win over Benevento

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That showed how much pressure and tension is around the lads. We have had a period with a lot of disappointment and we have to try to play better, move better in the non-possessive play and be more nasty. After this extremely hard game we start to prepare for the derby. Benevento - who have now conceded 60 goals this season - ended the game with 10 men with Nicolas Viola sent off after receving two yellow cards. Read More »

Ivanka's Olympics: Sports with a side of politics

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The recent Olympics-driven rapprochement between the two Koreas came in the wake of tensions that were heightened a year ago by the North's nuclear and missile tests. Although these instances may be chalked up to overenthusiasm, the acts were more likely born of desperation to not look like a failure in the eyes of North Korea's despotic Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. Read More »

(WCG) Stake Lifted by Swiss National Bank

Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Thor Industries Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.53B market cap company. (NYSE:WCG) for 6,228 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in Q3 2017. It increased, as 32 investors sold WCG shares while 93 reduced holdings. Read More »

PDC Energy (PDCE) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday

Convergys Corporation (NYSE:CVG) has declined 10.85% since February 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.95% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $3.58B company. First Comml Bank Of Omaha holds 0.06% or 19,813 shares in its portfolio. Amalgamated Bank now owns 8,474 shares of the energy producer's stock valued at $365,000 after purchasing an additional 1,354 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Highlights: Jeremy Stephens Destroys Josh Emmett Amidst Controversy

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Lyoto Machida. My guess: Perry takes aim at Darren Till, rekindling the tensions that kicked up in Poland after the Brit blasted Donald Cerrone. Without further ado, lets get right into the fights! Griffin has definitely shown flashes of brilliance during his UFC career including a nasty TKO over Erick Montano, but the fact that he is more than willing to engage in a standup war, while not attempting a single takedown inside the Octagon, means he will be on his feet exchanging shots with ... Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino compares in-form Tottenham ace Mousa Dembele to Diego Maradona

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An integral member of the Spurs midfield, no player has a better pass accuracy at the club than Dembele this season. However, as per usual, it hasn't taken long for things to get silly, with Mauricio Pochettino adding his voice to the outgushing of Dembeleppreciation by declaring the 30-year-old to be firmly on par with the all-time greats of the game. Read More »

Ilir Latifi Chokes Out Ovince Saint Preux, Wants UFC Gold

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Latifi landed a kick to the outside thigh on Saint Preux. The height and reach advantage for OSP was considerable; he used his reach to keep Latifi at a distance. Up against the fence, Latifi locked in a standing guillotine choke. Saint Preux, still dazed, was caught. Latifi won for the second straight time and has victories in five of his past six fights. Read More »

MWC 2018: Nokia 7

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One of the biggest launches at Mobile World Congress will be by Samsung . During this year's edition, it will also be discussed AI, Internet of Things, VR, AR, and Autonomous Cars. There would be an Asha, Xpress-On, and possibly other classic handsets. As per leaks, the new smartphone is now codenamed "polaris" and will include the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. Read More »

Max Griffin Bloodies Mike Perry In UFC Orlando Upset

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Perry with a right of his own. Another lands very hard and Griffin tries to clinch up to buy some time. Perry gets full mount to end the round and has a ton of blood on his face. Griffin tries for a head kick that's blocked. Griffin looking to circle and keep distance with the jab and teep kick. He misses with a left hook and Max counters beautifully with a jab. Read More »

No. 1 Virginia Eased Past Pittsburgh 66-37, Wins ACC Outright Title

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Pitt showed some life in the second half, but Virginia remained in control. Top-ranked Virginia held Pitt to one field goal and seven points in the first half en route to an easy 66-37 win on Saturday. Pitt had next to no presence inside. With its first half performance against the Cavaliers, Pitt may have finally hit rock bottom. The Panthers started all three of their healthy seniors, with usual reserves Monty Boykins and Zach Smith, who is a walk-on, dressing in the starting ... Read More »

Coutinho & Dembele start to show they belong alongside Messi & Suarez

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Coutinho set up his former Liverpool team-mate's second before curling home his first La Liga goal, and Suarez tapped in Ousmane Dembele's cross for his third. The Blues, under interim manager Roberto Di Matteo, then went a step further by defeating Bayern Munich at the Alianz Arena [also their own ground] to lift their first and only Uefa Champions League trophy. Read More »